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Broken sunroof mech
« on: 20:42, Tue 12 April 2011 »
I recently tried to close my sunroof and somehow managed to snap the bar that lifts the glass. Any ideas how to fix this? Would renault stock this part?

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Re: Broken sunroof mech
« Reply #1 on: 21:35, Tue 12 April 2011 »
renault cardiff told me that it was a seperate company that fitted the sunroofs, 4 diffrent typees i think over the time, and renault cardiff told me that they dident do the sunroofs any more,

but u could try ur local place, see what they say

although i dunno if im right to think it but it was only the raiders that were fitted with out the showroom, so maby its aftermarket and in that case u maby need to find a local sunroof fitter

dunno where abouts in the uk u are but i made a little jorney over the bridge to

http://www.bristolsunroofs.co.uk/

 to be fair the guy knew his shit about sunroofshad and was safe, had to wait 9 months for the glass to be printed and shippd but i got it  :D
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Re: Broken sunroof mech
« Reply #2 on: 23:17, Tue 12 April 2011 »
not sure of the make but i think it is aftermarket. you twiat a disc and the glass goes up.

i will ask around and hopefully someone will have some spares.

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Re: Broken sunroof mech
« Reply #3 on: 18:57, Wed 13 April 2011 »
mines a twisty meck to, the company that used to make em now makes sunroofs for landrover defender and apparently its the exzact same one (dimensions n shit)

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u can just make out the little green landrover sticker in the middle of the disc

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Re: Broken sunroof mech
« Reply #4 on: 20:55, Wed 13 April 2011 »
so landrover should stock the rod that has snapped on my sunroof?

i checked mine and it is a Britax. spoke with a few breakers and have been told they are as rare as hens teeth.

how hard is it to disassemble the sunroof mech?

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mines a twisty meck to, the company that used to make em now makes sunroofs for landrover defender and apparently its the exzact same one (dimensions n shit)

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to



u can just make out the little green landrover sticker in the middle of the disc


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Re: Broken sunroof mech
« Reply #5 on: 21:22, Wed 13 April 2011 »
dont no sorry, :oops:  give it ago, if u break it it dosent matter, its already broken  :lol:
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Re: Broken sunroof mech
« Reply #6 on: 00:21, Thu 14 April 2011 »
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dont no sorry, :oops:  give it ago, if u break it it dosent matter, its already broken  :lol:

Did you replace the whole unit/glass? Or just the winding mech?

How much?

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« Reply #7 on: 06:38, Thu 14 April 2011 »
the hole sunnroof, it was leaking like a siv when i got it, it was 300 for everything fitted aswell, but when the tape was taken off i dunno if u can see it in the last picture but the bubbles of rust around the seal of it (where the mech is), the guy said he could garente it wouldent leak from the seal to the glass, but it might leak between the roof and the seal cos the roof was rusted, he said i would have to have it taken out, welded over, sprayd and re-fitted.. which is a bitch but what im gunna do  8)

(i would see about fixing the mec befor replaceing the hole thing)
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Re: Broken sunroof mech
« Reply #8 on: 19:10, Thu 14 April 2011 »
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the hole sunnroof, it was leaking like a siv when i got it, it was 300 for everything fitted aswell, but when the tape was taken off i dunno if u can see it in the last picture but the bubbles of rust around the seal of it (where the mech is), the guy said he could garente it wouldent leak from the seal to the glass, but it might leak between the roof and the seal because the roof was rusted, he said i would have to have it taken out, welded over, sprayd and re-fitted.. which is a bitch but what im gunna do  8)

(i would see about fixing the mec befor replaceing the hole thing)

i wonder if they can supply the broken rod/part??

can you take a pic of the mechanism with the roof open?

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Re: Broken sunroof mech
« Reply #9 on: 21:51, Thu 14 April 2011 »
yeh i suppose, my cars over my mates and his missis literaily just had a baby, so it might be a little while befor i go on over to bother him
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Re: Broken sunroof mech
« Reply #10 on: 10:48, Fri 15 April 2011 »
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yeh i suppose, my cars over my mates and his missis literaily just had a baby, so it might be a little while befor i go on over to bother him


no worries...whenever you can.
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Re: Broken sunroof mech
« Reply #11 on: 14:15, Sun 08 May 2011 »
yo dude i managed to get some photos of me sunroof, ill get em up later, but just to let u no i havent forgot  8)
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Re: Broken sunroof mech
« Reply #12 on: 21:24, Sun 08 May 2011 »
Cheers buddy.

I phoned land rover. They said the only defender sunroof they do is a lift mechanism. Completely different to my twist mechanism. Still no nearer to fixing the damn thing!

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Re: Broken sunroof mech
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is that the right one yeh?
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Re: Broken sunroof mech
« Reply #14 on: 18:39, Wed 11 May 2011 »
That looks very smart! It seems I was fobbed off my land rover then.